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 Bill Status of HB2392  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  PHARMACY-PRESCRIPTION LIMITS

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers and Cynthia Soto

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 85/15from Ch. 111, par. 4135
225 ILCS 85/15.3 new
225 ILCS 85/18from Ch. 111, par. 4138


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Requires that at least one registered pharmacy technician be on duty whenever the practice of pharmacy is conducted. Requires that pharmacies fill no more than 10 prescriptions per hour. Requires 10 pharmacy technician hours per 100 prescriptions filled. Prohibits pharmacies from requiring pharmacists to participate in advertising or soliciting activities that may jeopardize patient health, safety, or welfare and any activities or external factors that interfere with the pharmacist's ability to provide appropriate professional services. Provides that a pharmacist shall receive specified break periods. Provides that a pharmacy may not require a pharmacist to work during a break period, shall make available a break room meeting specified requirements, shall keep a complete and accurate record of the break periods and may not require a pharmacist to work more than 8 hours a workday. Provides for enforcement and penalties. Provides whistleblower protections for an employee of a pharmacy if the pharmacy retaliates against the employee for certain actions. Requires pharmacies to maintain a record of any errors in the receiving, filling, or dispensing of prescriptions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/6/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2017HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/3/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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